Youth Group - Grades 4-5

Mission:

The goal of the youth groups is to provide the youth of the parish a fun faith-filled environment that will help each person grow in their relationship with God.  We meet every week, year round in the youth room and focus in on the areas of catechesis, spirituality, social justice, and building community.  We also offer many retreat opportunities and social activities to keep the youth busy such as our summer and fall retreats, CYC Convention, Bible study, worship nights, book club, ski trips, broom hockey, rafting, folf, camping, caving, lock-ins, weekly service projects, and much much more!  Don’t miss out and if you have any questions please contact Brian Shea at brians@stbernardblgs.org.

~~4th - 5th Grade Youth Group – Wednesday 4:30pm to 5:45pm

January 15 - Worship Night - Start the new year off right as we will have a relaxing night of song, prayer, and gaga ball!  Feel free to invite your friends for this fun night.

January 22 - Best of 2019 - We will be taking a look back on 2019 and discussing the books, movies, songs, websites, and apps that can help bring us closer to God.  Our game for the week will be Sabakiball.

January 29 - Ultimate Bingo - Come join us as we play our own youth group version of this classic game.  There will be lots of prizes and snacks!

February 5 - Islam - This week we will be continuing our series on world religions and learning about the Muslim faith.  Our game for the night will be team limbo.

February 12 - God’s Plan - Tonight we will be talking about God’s plan and playing noodle games.

February 19 - Care Package Night - Come join us this week as we will be making care packages for some of our college youth group people.  We will also have games like corn hole and giant Jenga this week.

February 23 (Sunday 6:45am - 6:00pm) - Ski Trip - Don’t miss out on our annual trip to Red Lodge for a day of skiing and snowboarding.  Make sure you get your forms in fast as there is limited space on this trip.  

February 26 - Lent - Tonight we will be talking about Lent, the Lenten Challenge, and playing some board games.  Ash Wednesday Mass is at 7pm tonight.

March 4 - Catholic Tradition - This week to learn more about the hierarchy, rules, and structure of the Church.  We will be playing Taboo, One Word, and Charades for our game this week.

March 11 - Current Events - Come join us as we will be looking at several different current events and discussing how we can bring our faith to these situations.  We will be playing human bowling for our game.

March 13 (Friday 5:45 - 7:45pm) - Soup and Stations - This Friday the three youth groups will be hosting Soup and Stations for the parish.  Please let me know if you can help read or help make soup for this night.

March 18 - Holy Places - Tonight we will be looking at some of the holy places and pilgrimages around the world that bring us closer to God.  We will be playing four corners for our game this week.

March 25 - Holy Places - We will continue our series on holy places, focusing specifically on sacred places found in our own country.  Our game for this week will be centipede.

April 1 - Sin and Forgiveness - This week we will talk about sin, forgiveness, and healing.  Our game for the night will be yuki ball.  

April 8 - Holy Week - Come join us as we discuss the importance of Holy Week and have plenty of time for different board games.

April 15 - Buddhism and Hinduism - Tonight will be our last session of the world religions as we study the Buddhist and Hindu faith.  We will also be playing elimination for our game.

April 22 (Wednesday 4:00 - 5:45pm) - Tonight we will be watching a movie for youth group.  Feel free to bring a snack and invite a friend. 

April 29 - Worship Night - This week we will have a worship night of prayer, music, and some tchoukball.

May 6 - Senior Night - Don’t miss this night as the graduating seniors will be hosting everything from prayer, discussions, and the games for the week.  

May 13 - Guinness Book of World Records - Tonight we will try to break some world records and learn what it takes to deepen our faith life.

May 20 - End of the Year Party - We will finish the year with a BBQ, 9 Square, and many other games!

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Sandwiches for the Homeless – On the first Thursday of every month the 4th and 5th grade youth group will go to Family Services to make meals for the homeless.  You need to be at the church by 3:40 and we will be back for pickup by 5pm.

If you have any questions, please feel free to give me a call at 259-4350 or email me at

brians@stbernardblgs.org. Also, youth and parents can join our middle school Remind texts to receive texts about what is going on in youth group.   All you need to do is text @ga2bd3 to the number 81010.